CL-SOM-iMX7 - NXP i.MX7 System-on-Module

ARM SoM starting from $33

  • Wide range of high-speed interfaces
  • Miniature size and power efficiency
  • Ideal solution for cost-sensitive systems

i.MX7 processor

NXP i.MX7 processor family

  • Dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, 1GHz
  • Real-time ARM Cortex-M4 co-processor
  • NEON SIMD and VFPv4
SoM Highlights

Feature Highlights

  • Up to 2GB DDR3 and 32GB eMMC
  • LVDS, MIPI-DSI, Parallel RGB, up to 1920 x 1080
  • 2x 1000Mbps Ethernet, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n, BT 4.1
  • PCIe, 5x USB2, 7x UART, 124x GPIO

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SW support

Mainline Linux, Yocto Project and RTOS

  • Full Board Support Package and ready-to-run images
  • Linux kernel, Yocto Project file-system, RTOS BSP and U-Boot
  • Mainline Linux kernel support

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IoT gateway

Also available as Industrial IoT Gateway

  • Industrial ARM computer ready for deployment
  • Designed for reliability and 24/7 operation
  • Ideal for industrial control and monitoring

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Why choose CompuLab?

10-year Availability

Direct Engineer Support

Mainline Linux and Yocto

In-House Manufacturing

Industrial Temperature

Configure-to-Order

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  • "Option" column specifies the configuration code required to have the particular feature.
  • "+" means that the feature is always available

CPU Core

CPUNXP (Freescale) i.MX 7Solo ARM Cortex-A7, 800MHz
NEON SIMD and VFPv4
C800
NXP (Freescale) i.MX 7Dual ARM Cortex-A7, 1GHz
NEON SIMD and VFPv4
C1000D
Real-Time
Co-processor
ARM Cortex-M4, 200Mhz
+

Memory and Storage

RAM256MB – 2GB, DDR3L-1066
D
StorageSLC NAND flash, 128MB - 1GB
N
eMMC flash, 4GB - 32GB

Display and Camera

DisplayParallel 24-bit display interface, up to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
+
LVDS, up to 1400 x 1050 @60Hz
L
MIPI-DSI, 2 data lanes, up to 1400 x 1050 @60Hz
L
TouchscreenOn-board 4-wire resistive touch-screen controller
I
Capacitive touch-screen support through SPI and I2C interfaces
+
CameraParallel camera interface, up to 24-bit
+
MIPI-CSI, 2 data lanes
+

Network

Gigabit
Ethernet
1x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port (MAC+PHY)
E1
2x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet ports (MAC+PHY)
E2
and
C1000D
WiFi802.11b/g/n WiFi interface
TI WiLink 8 WL1801 chipset
W
Dual-band 2x2 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi interface
TI WiLink 8 WL1837 chipset
WAB
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1 BLE
WAB

Audio

Analog AudioAudio codec with analog stereo output, stereo input and electret microphone support
A
Digital AudioI2S compliant digital audio interface
+
MQS audio interface
+

I/O

PCI ExpressPCIe x1 Gen. 2.1
C1000D
Local BusExternal local bus interface, up to 32-bit
+
USB1x USB2.0 OTG port
+
Additional 1x USB2.0 host ports
C1000D
Additional 3x USB2.0 host ports
UH
UARTUp to 7x UART ports, up to 4 Mbps
+
CAN busUp to 2x CAN bus, 3.3V levels
+
MMC/SD/SDIOUp to 2x MMC/SD/SDIO
+
SPIUp to 3x SPI
+
I2CUp to 3x I2C
+
PWMUp to 4x general purpose PWM signals
+
GPIOUp to 124x GPIO (multifunctional signals shared with other functions)
+
TimersUp to 6x Timer outputs
+
ADC4x general-purpose ADC channels
+
Additional 4x general-purpose ADC channels
I

System Logic

RTCReal time clock, powered by external battery
+

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage
3.2V to 4.5V / Li-Ion battery
Digital I/O voltage3.3V
Active power consumption0.5 - 3 W, depending on configuration and system load

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions42 x 68 x 5 mm
Weight14 gram
Connectors204-pin SO-DIMM edge connector

Environmental and Reliability

MTTF> 200,000 hours
Operation temperature (case)Commercial: 0° to 70° C
Extended: -20° to 70° C
Industrial: -40° to 85° C. Click for availability note
Storage temperature-40° to 85° C
Relative humidity10% to 90% (operation)
05% to 95% (storage)
Shock50G / 20 ms
Vibration20G / 0 - 600 Hz
CL-SOM-iMX7 NXP i.MX7 System-on-Module block diagram

CL-SOM-iMX7 and SBC-iMX7 Evaluation Kit

Hardware

Kit Price: $375

  • SOM-iMX7-C1000D-D1G-N16G-E2-L-A-I-UH-WAB
  • SB-SOM-iMX7 carrier board
  • WiFi antenna and cable
  • Serial port cable
  • HDMI to DVI cable
  • USB cable and adapter
  • LCD panel
  • Adapters & cables for generic LCD panel interface
  • 12V power supply

Technical Support

  • Technical support for 12 months.
  • Schematics review of the customer's carrier board design.
  • LCD panel compatibility verification and driver adaptation service.
  • 45-day trial period. Eval Kit will be accepted for refund if the user finds the product not suitable for his needs.

Documents and Guides

Product status: Active

CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.

P/N template: SOM-iMX7-Cx-Dx-Nx-[Ex]-[L]-[A]-[I]-[UH]-[Wx]-[Tx]

Minimal Configuration

Minimal configuration P/N: SOM-iMX7-C800-D256-N128
1K-unit price:
$33

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
CPU typei.MX7 Solo, 800MHz
i.MX7 Dual, 1GHz
C800
C1000D
-
1
DRAM size256MB
512MB
1GB
2GB
D256
D512
D1G
D2G
-
1
6
30
Storage128MB NAND (SLC)
1GB NAND (SLC)
4GB eMMC (MLC)
16GB eMMC (MLC)
32GB eMMC (MLC)
N128
N1G
N4G
N16G
N32G
-
9
2
8
23
Ethernet portNone
1
2
-
E1
E2
-
2
4
LVDS interfaceNo
Yes
-
L
-
3
Analog audioNo
Yes
-
A
-
2
TouchscreenNo
Yes
-
I
-
1
USB hubNo
Yes
-
UH
-
3
WiFi & Bluetoothnone
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth
-
W
WAB
-
12
18
Temperature rangeCommercial
Industrial Certified
Extended Tested
Industrial Tested
-
TIC
TET
TIT
-
10
20
75
Software PreloadingNo
Yes
-
X
-
$1/100MB
  • Prices are specified in U.S. Dollars. Prices are periodically updated according to variations in component costs. Prices are subject to change without advance notice.

Small Quantity Orders

Pricing is specified for 1000-unit orders. In order to calculate the price for another quantity, multiply the unit price (with selected options) by the factor listed in the table below:

QTY Factor
10K0.95
1K 1.0
5001.2
1001.5
102.0
12.5